Saturday night was “Star Wars Night” at the Ice Cube in Ann Arbor. The USA Hockey National U-18 team faced the Dubuque Fighting Saints in support of C.S. Mott Children's Hospital. Members of the Great Lakes Base, Great Lakes Garrison and Ohio Garrison were in attendance to add their support.
It was Chewie and Han’s opportunity to help drop the puck to get the game started. The home team wore special Star Wars-themed jerseys, with Han Solo and his favorite ship on the back. The designer of the jersey, Darrin Brege, was there to see it in action. A blaster table was in operation to help raise additional funds for the charity during the intermissions.
There was a great representation of characters and much fun was had between the rebels and the empire. A TK was actually able to hit a target from the blaster table, and there was much celebration.